Rowan University to intrigue high school students on third annual sciences day

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An expected 120 high school students from 12 Gloucester County high schools will engage Rowan science faculty during a series of intriguing sessions as part of the 3nd Annual Sciences Day on Friday, March 27, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the classrooms and labs of Robinson and Science Halls on Rowan's Glassboro campus, 201 Mullica Hill Road.

An expected 120 high school students from 12 Gloucester County high schools will engage Rowan science faculty during a series of intriguing sessions as part of the 3nd Annual Sciences Day on Friday, March 27, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the classrooms and labs of Robinson and Science Halls on Rowan's Glassboro campus, 201 Mullica Hill Road.

Students from 12 high schools-Clayton, Clearview Regional, Delsea Regional, Deptford Township, Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Gateway Regional, Gloucester County Institute of Technology, Glassboro, Kingsway Regional, Monroe Township/Williamstown, Pitman, Washington Township, West Deptford and Woodbury-will participate in the all-day event. 

The sessions are designed to be entertaining to pique student interest in studying the sciences and attract students to programs within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Rowan University.

Faculty members from the Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics & Astronomy, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Chemistry departments will lead students in sessions including number theory, fractals, cryptography, temperature scales, thin films and plasmas, chemistry of color, and biotechnology in a lunch box.  Guest students will select a total of three sessions to attend from the various fields.

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